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Philip Walker House

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c. 1678–1679; 18th century; later ells. 432 Massasoit Ave.

The oldest house in town was built by the son of an original Rehoboth settler, owner of a sawmill, who was among the wealthiest and best-educated men in the community. Originally a three-bay house with central chimney, it was remodeled at the time of an eighteenth-century extension on the south side to five bays, but with an erratic window arrangement. Twentieth-century shingling covers three sides.

Writing Credits

William H. Jordy et al.


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William H. Jordy et al., "Philip Walker House", [East Providence, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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